The Coast Guard is looking for missing kitesurfers in Lake Michigan near Evanston

The Lake Michigan sector of the U.S. Coast Guard was looking for a kitesurfer who disappeared Saturday night in Lake Michigan near Evanston.

The surfer, wearing a black wetsuit on a gray and black-striped kite, was spotted by a firefighter who went underwater but did not get up again around 5:30 p.m., according to a statement from the Lake Michigan Coast Guard sector.

A small boat from a station in Kenosha and an MH-60 helicopter from an airport in Traverse City were dispatched to help search the area, according to the statement.

Officials are asking anyone with information to call 414-747-7182.

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